March 19, 2020
Gwen Rourke, 90, a former longtime Mankato resident, died Feb. 13. She was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Eustis, Neb. She was the daughter of Otto and Viola Seybold. On Nov. 11, 1948, she married Walter Rourke. He preceded her in death on March 27, 2005.
Gwen was employed for many years at the Jewell County Record in Mankato.
Survivors include her sons and their spouses, Mike and Penny Rourke and Jerry and Judy Rourke; daughters and spouses, Diane and Bo Thompson, Susan and Mike Seals, and Kathy and Brad Wolf, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A family service was held at G...